Walter R. "Butch" Fagan Jr.

Walter "Butch" R. Fagan Jr., 76, of Enfield, died peacefully on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Parkway Pavilion in Enfield.

Born in East Hartford on May 25, 1937, Butch was the son of the late Walter and Helen (Dillen) Fagan. A longtime resident of Manchester, Butch has resided in Enfield for the last 25 years. He was employed with Pratt & Whitney for 37 years and retired in 1992. He was a volunteer fireman with the Manchester Fire Department, an avid bowler, and a Boston Red Sox fan.

Butch is survived by his beloved wife of 44 years, Patricia "Pat" (Gebo) Fagan; his sister, Cathi Gallup and her husband, Doug, of Florida; his brother, Noel Fagan and his wife, Cindy, of Connecticut; his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dennis and Lonnie Gebo of Enfield; his nephew, Shawn Gallup; his nieces, Beth Hyman and Arlene Gebo; and his very special grandniece, Jaosha Gebo, who was the "apple of his eye." Butch was predeceased by his sister, Barbara Fagan.

Funeral services are private and will be held at the convenience of the family.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Nov. 18 to Nov. 22, 2013